Located on the exceptional terroir of the Sainte Victoire mountain, where vines have been cultivated since Antiquity, Château Coussin acquired in 1903 by Jean-Baptiste Gautier is today the property of his descendants Olivier and Sophie Sumeire.
Clay-limestone made up of ancient gravelly alluvial deposits, remains of a huge alluvial cone from the streams descending Mont Sainte Victoire (1,010 metres) and bordered to the south by Mont Olympe and Mont Aurélien.
Average age of vines: 30 years
Rolle 100 %
Yield: 55 hl/ha.
Minimum use of pesticide approach (sustainable farming)
Skin maceration of the destemmed grapes at low temperature in stainless steel presses, and then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats. Vegan.
Brilliant and pale-yellow color with silver reflections.
Complex and elegant nose, of aniseed and lemon notes with touches
of broom flower.
Lengthy and round with notes of apricot, mandarin, mint and wild strawberries.
Matching food & wine
Ideal as an aperitif, with raw shellfish, garlic sautéed clams or a salt crusted sea bass.